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Nutrients

Sports Drinks: Do You Need One, Which One?
Study - Know Yourself - August 04, 2017
Originally formulated for athletes, sports drinks are now marketed to everyone regardless of their athletic endeavors. Most people do not need a sports drink, but if you do which one is for you?
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Antioxidants
Introductory article - Know Yourself - July 28, 2017
Antioxidants are often promoted as "life preserving" nutrients: a must have in your diet be it from food or supplementation. But what are antioxidants, what role do they play in supporting health, and are anti-oxidant supplements necessary?
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Cantaloupe
Introductory article - Eat Well - July 07, 2017
Cantaloupe is a popular fruit. Just one cup of cantaloupe contains significant amounts of several essential vitamins and minerals which promote health.
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Nutrition Fact Labels: The Hidden Meanings
Course - Eat Well - June 23, 2017
Nutrition fact labels are a useful tool to help you make healthy food selections, but to fully benefit from the information they provide you may need to spend some time learning what all the numbers mean.
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Vitamin K
Indepth article - Know Yourself - June 09, 2017
Vitamin K is involved in the synthesis of bone proteins and is freely available in green leafy vegetables. What other functions does vitamin K have and can you obtain sufficient vitamin K from the food you eat?
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